Epidemiology and clinical relevance of microbial resistance determinants versus anti-Gram-positive agents.

@article{Rossolini2010EpidemiologyAC,
  title={Epidemiology and clinical relevance of microbial resistance determinants versus anti-Gram-positive agents.},
  author={Gian Maria Rossolini and Elisabetta Mantengoli and Francesca Montagnani and Simona Pollini},
  journal={Current opinion in microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={582-8}
}
Gram-positive pathogens are a major cause of community-acquired and hospital-acquired infections, and exhibit a remarkable ability to develop antibiotic resistance. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), glycopeptide-resistant enterococci (GRE) and multidrug-resistant pneumococci are currently the major resistance challenges among Gram… CONTINUE READING